Re: RARA-AVIS: Sports Noir

From: al_guthrie65 (
Date: 14 Feb 2007

One to look out for in May (UK that is; not till 2008 in the US, I'm afraid) is Ray Banks's DONKEY PUNCH. Despite the title, this doesn't focus on the kind of sex writers are morally obligated to leave out of books, but on boxing -- an amateur tournament in L.A.


--- In, "Anders Engwall"
<anders.engwall@...> wrote:
> Dan Kavanagh's "Putting the Boot In" is set in the world of British
> (that's "soccer" to some of you). It may perhaps not count as noir,
but it's
> certainly hardboiled enough to merit a mention here anyway.

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